United States of America in History (Part 85)

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 8401 - 8,500 of 9,878

  • 1978-10-26 CM Punk, American professional wrestler and mixed martial artist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978-10-28 Justin Guarini [Bell], American pop singer and actor (American Idol), born in Columbus, Georgia
  • 1978-10-30 Amanda Swafford, American actress and writer (Worst-Case Scenario), born in Hendersonville, North Carolina
  • 1978-10-31 Zachary Knighton, American actor (Happy Endings), born in Alexandria, Virginia
  • 1978-11-01 Mary Kate Schellhardt, American actress (What's Eating Gilbert Grape), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978-11-06 Taryn Manning, American actress (Hawaii Five-O), born in Falls Church, Virginia
  • 1978-11-09 Steven Lopez, American taekwondo martial artist, born in Nicaragua
  • 1978-11-09 Sisqó [Mark Althavean Andrews], American singer (Dru Hill, Unleash the Dragon), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1978-11-10 Eve [Jeffers-Cooper], American rapper and actress, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1978-11-12 Ashley Williams, American actress, born in Westchester County, New York
  • 1978-11-12 Lena Yada, American actress, model, surfer and WWE Diva, born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1978-11-13 Nikolai Fraiture, American bassist (The Strokes)
  • 1978-11-20 Ryan Leslie, American singer/songwriter, born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1978-11-20 Nadine Velazquez, American actress and model, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1978-11-21 Sara Tanaka, American actress
  • 1978-11-22 Karen O [Orzolek], American singer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs), born in Busan, South Korea
  • 1978-11-26 Matthew Taylor, American bassist (Motion City Soundtrack), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • 1978-11-27 Tim Yeung, American drummer (Vital Remains)
  • 1978-11-28 Brent Albright, American professional wrestler
  • 1978-11-28 Ryan Leslie, American producer
  • 1978-11-30 Emil Steiner, American writer
  • 1978-11-30 Clay Aiken, American singer
  • 1978-12-01 Mat Kearney, American singer and songwriter
  • 1978-12-03 Trina, American rapper
  • 1978-12-06 K. D. Aubert, American actress and singer, born in Shreveport, Louisiana
  • 1978-12-07 Shiri Appleby, American actress (Roswell), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1978-12-07 Frankie J, Mexican-American singer (Kumbia Kings), born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 1978-12-08 Ian Somerhalder, American actor (Lost, Vampire Diaries), born in Covington, Louisiana
  • 1978-12-09 Jesse Metcalfe, American actor, born in Carmel Valley, California
  • 1978-12-10 Brandon Novak, American skateboarder
  • 1978-12-10 Summer Phoenix, American actress
  • 1978-12-13 B.J. Penn, American mixed martial artist, born in Kailua, Hawaii
  • 1978-12-16 Kaine, American rapper (Ying Yang Twins)

Person of interestKatie Holmes

1978-12-18 Katie Holmes, American actress (Dawson's Creek, Batman Begins), born in Toledo, Ohio

Actress Katie Holmes
Katie Holmes
  • 1978-12-19 Patrick Casey, American screenwriter and actor

Person of interestJohn Legend

1978-12-28 John Legend [John Stephens], American musician, producer, songwriter and actor (La La Land, Django Unchained), born in Springfield, Ohio

Singer-Songwriter John Legend
John Legend
  • 1978-12-29 LaToya London, American singer, born in San Francisco, California
  • 1978-12-30 Tyrese, American singer and actor
  • 1978-12-31 Papoose [Shamele Mackie], American rapper, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-01-04 Jeph Howard, American musician (The Used), born in Orem, Utah
  • 1979-01-07 Ryan Tedder, American singer, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1979-01-11 Darren Lynn Bousman, American film director, born in Overland Park, Kansas
  • 1979-01-13 Jill Wagner, American Actor
  • 1979-01-14 John Reuben, American hip hop artist, born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1979-01-14 Angela Lindvall, American supermodel, born in Midwest City, Oklahoma
  • 1979-01-15 Young Dro [D'Juan Hart], American rapper (Shoulder Lean), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-01-16 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • 1979-01-20 Rob Bourdon, American musician (Linkin Park), born in Calabasas, California
  • 1979-01-21 Spider Loc, American rapper, member of G-Unit
  • 1979-01-25 Christine Lakin, American actress (Step by Step), born in Dallas, Texas
  • 1979-01-25 Gabe Jennings, American distance runner, born in California
  • 1979-01-26 Sara Rue, American actress, born in New York
  • 1979-01-29 April Scott, American actress & model, born in Campbell, Missouri
  • 1979-02-01 Jason Isbell, American singer (Drive-By Truckers), born in Green Hill, Alabama
  • 1979-02-08 Josh Keaton, American actor and singer, born in Hacienda Heights, California
  • 1979-02-10 Daryl Palumbo, American musician, born in Bellmore, New York
  • 1979-02-10 Ross Powers, American snowboarder, born in Bennington, Vermont
  • 1979-02-13 Mena Suvari, American actress, born in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1979-02-23 D-Roc [D'Angelo Holmes], American rapper (Ying Yang Twins), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1979-02-24 Jesse Billauer, American quadriplegic surfer
  • 1979-02-25 Jennifer Ferrin, American actress
  • 1979-03-03 Patrick Renna, American actor
  • 1979-03-06 David Flair, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-03-06 Ryan Nyquist, American BMX rider, born in Los Gatos, California
  • 1979-03-08 Andy Ross, American guitarist (OK Go)
  • 1979-03-09 Chingy [Howard Bailey, Jr.], American rapper (Right Thurr), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1979-03-11 Benji Madden, American guitarist (Good Charlotte)
  • 1979-03-11 Joel Madden, American singer (Good Charlotte)
  • 1979-03-12 Nidia Guenard, American professional wrestler
  • 1979-03-13 Spanky G [Michael Guthier], American musician (Bloodhound Gang), born in Souderton, Pennsylvania
  • 1979-03-14 Chris Klein, American actor
  • 1979-03-17 Nicole "Coco" Austin, American glamor model
  • 1979-03-18 Adam Levine, American singer (Maroon 5), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-03-18 Danneel Harris, American actress
  • 1979-03-20 Molly Jenson, American musician
  • 1979-03-20 Bianca Lawson, American actress
  • 1979-03-22 Aaron North, American musician
  • 1979-03-23 Misty Hyman, American swimmer
  • 1979-03-24 Lake Bell, American actress
  • 1979-03-25 Lee Pace, American actor
  • 1979-03-25 Natasha Yi, American supermodel

Person of interestNorah Jones

1979-03-30 Norah Jones, American singer and pianist (Come Away with Me), born in Brooklyn, New York

Singer and Pianist Norah Jones
Singer and Pianist
Norah Jones
  • 1979-04-02 Jesse Carmichael, American musician and songwriter (Maroon 5), born in Boulder, Colorado
  • 1979-04-04 Andy McKee, American fingerstyle guitarist, born in Topeka, Kansas

Person of interestHeath Ledger

1979-04-04 Heath Ledger, Australian-American Actor (Brokeback Mountain, The Dark Knight), born in Perth, Western Australia (d. 2008)

  • 1979-04-09 Albert Hammond, Jr., American guitarist (The Strokes), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1979-04-09 Keith Nobbs, American actor (Phone Booth), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1979-04-10 Shemekia Copeland, American singer (Turn the Heat Up!), born in Harlem, New York
  • 1979-04-10 Rachel Corrie, American political activist, born in Olympia, Washington (d. 2003)
  • 1979-04-11 Chris Gaylor, American drummer (The All-American Rejects), born in Edmond, Oklahoma
  • 1979-04-11 Josh Server, American actor (All That), born in Highland Park, Illinois
  • 1979-04-14 Rebecca DiPietro, American model, born in Rehoboth, Massachusetts
  • 1979-04-18 Kourtney Kardashian, American reality television star, born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestKate Hudson

1979-04-19 Kate Hudson, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree), born in Los Angeles, California

Actress Kate Hudson
Kate Hudson
  • 1979-04-23 Jaime King, American model and actress (Bulletproof Monk), born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • 1979-04-27 Will Boyd, American bass guitarist (Evanescence), born in Little Rock, Arkansas
  • 1979-05-01 Ben Easter, American actor
  • 1979-05-03 Monsta Mack [Steven Carrasquillo], American professional wrestler, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1979-05-04 Lance Bass, American singer (*NSYNC), born in Laurel, Mississippi
  • 1979-05-05 Vincent Kartheiser, American actor (Mad Men), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Famous Weddings

Famous Divorces

Famous Deaths